Life in Delaware County

Delaware County District Library Receives Coveted Public Relations Award

27 Jun , 2019  

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) has awarded eight libraries across the country with this year’s John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Awards. One of those receiving the award was the Delaware County District Library. More…

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Business

Area Unemployment Numbers Remain Steady

27 Jun , 2019  

When the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services released its monthly employment numbers for Ohio for May, the news was good both statewide and locally.

Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in May 2019, down from a revised 4.2 percent in April. Ohio’s nonagricultural wage and salary employment decreased 3,900 over the month, from a revised 5,597,500 in April to 5,593,600 in May 2019. More…

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Delaware County

Delaware County Seeks BZA Applications

26 Jun , 2019  

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners is currently seeking to appoint a regular member to the Board of Zoning Appeals. The Delaware County Board of Commissioners is seeking to appoint one member to serve an unexpired term ending December 31, 2022. More…

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Delaware

City Office Makes A Move Next Door

26 Jun , 2019  

The City of Delaware Planning and Community Development Department this week opened for business in a new location, the City Hall Annex that was formerly home to the Delaware Gazette.

The move from City Hall’s cramped second floor to the Annex was completed over a series of days. More…

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Business, Sunbury

Renovations Continuing At Former Sunbury Bank

25 Jun , 2019  

From former bank to future watering hole – that is the course that Jassen Holderby has in mind for what was the Chase Bank at 45 East Granville Street on the Square in Sunbury. With a background both in bartending and in building renovation, that decision came naturally. Holderby owns local contracting firm J. Holderby Renovations. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Ostrander Fourth Of July Lineup Announced

25 Jun , 2019  

We’re happy to share information about a Fourth of July lineup — with fireworks — in yet another Delaware County community. The Ostrander Civic Association has announced the schedule of events for the village’s annual Fourth of July Celebration. More…

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History/Tourism

Summer Road Trips: Asian Lantern Festival

25 Jun , 2019  

With this post we begin a weekly look at unique summer festivals, events, and attractions that are within an easy driving distance of the Delaware area. We call these “Summer Road Trips,” and we’ll continue these weekly posts through August. One of the perks of living in central Ohio is its proximity to world-class entertainment, sporting opportunities, and more.

Of course, we want to share that there are many extraordinary places to visit right here in Delaware County this summer and encourage our readers to get out and experience what is on offer in our own backyard.

Taking I-71 North this summer can actually transport you and your family to the lands of the Far East. More…

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Powell Festival Fireworks

24 Jun , 2019  

Life in Delaware County

Senior Appliance Pickup Available Again

24 Jun , 2019  

A popular initiative aimed at making life easier for Delaware County’s senior residents is returning.

The Senior Appliance Pickup service is again available to older adults looking to rid themselves of any electronics and appliances. More…

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1808Delaware

1808 Delaware Seeking Site Coordinator

23 Jun , 2019  

We’re looking for someone to join us in riding what just might be the newest wave in local media.

In a post on the Total|Local Media website Friday morning the company, which publishes both 1808Delaware and 1812Blockhouse, announced that is accepting applications for a new, part-time Site Coordinator position. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Chalk It Up For Freedom

23 Jun , 2019  

The July First Friday event hosted by Main Street Delaware will be an opportunity to join art and love of country.

Chalk It Up for Freedom is an opportunity to turn the streets of downtown into art. Come celebrate freedom at a family-friendly event on the evening of July 5. More…

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Business, Powell/Lewis Center

Evans Farm To Feature 2019 Parade Of Homes

22 Jun , 2019  

The ambitious Evans Farm development in southern Delaware County will be a busy place next month.

The Building Industry Association of Central Ohio (BIA) has announced that Evans Farm, Ohio’s only community designed around the principles of new urbanism,will be the site of the 2019 BIA Parade of Homes. More…

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Olentangy Soccer Campers And Counselors

22 Jun , 2019  

Life in Delaware County

SourcePoint Welcomes New Executive Director

22 Jun , 2019  

SourcePoint’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Fara Waugh, LISW-S, to the position of executive director. Waugh succeeds Robert Horrocks, founding executive director of the nonprofit organization, who in January announced his intention to retire this year. More…

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